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The National Association of Diversity Officers in Higher Education (NADOHE) has prepared this document in response to the rise in incidents of anti-Black racism on college campuses through the United States, and with the tragic and senseless murders of Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery, and George Floyd. The leadership of NADOHE was compelled to convene a task for with the charge of creating a framework for diversity officers to advance anti-racism strategies, particularly anti-Black racism, at their respective institutions of higher education.

The framework addresses 10 priority areas where anti-racism strategies would significantly improve conditions for Black, Indigenous and People of Color (BIPOC) students, faculty and staff and that are applicable for a variety of college and university types.